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compared two hypothetical architects. >> bob works for a private company, jerry is a state government employee. bob drives a nice car. jerry's car is 40% nicer. >> the disparity makes no sense. >> reporter: the taxpayer watchdog says california state workers bank an average $43.10 an hour compared to $30.65 for the private-sector employee. that's because the totals include wages, benefits and pensions. >> these pensions are unaffordable an freezing out basic services. >> reporter: the watchdog group says if this trend continues, sources like police and fire will suffer as the government pays pensions, not everyone agreed. >> to make a statement like that ignores a lot of facts and unique circumstances that are at work in many states and cities. >> reporter: the retirement administrators says pension contributions make up fewer than 9% of a state's budget. the association says the report demonizes workers. california received an f. in washington, jaqqueline fell. >>> president obama and republican nominee mitt romney are in their final hours of preparation for the first of three high s
the catch. 5-1 to win it. here is the manager, bob melvin, talking. >> i know you had a good feeling about this team in spring training. >> i know that even during that nine-game losing streak, you still had the confidence, still had the team behind you. when was it that you thought, yes, we are a west division championship team? >> you know what? i don't know that i -- we could try to get better. we just tried to get better and better as the season went along. june, july, august, we started to have a feeling that we could do something if we stayed in a position to do it. you know, you look at our record the second half of the season, absolutely amazing. >> from day 1, it's been inside of us. they never give up. they try to come back. when you get down after a big inning like that, in a situation like this, there's no time to hang your head. you gotta fight back right away. we got in this dugout. we were ready to go. >> we've all been in a position of having to fight for our livelihood to stay up here. you put a bunch of guys in a clubhouse like that, and there's a mentally that you go out
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